The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 38 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Perl 91 123 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.05% 7.61% 9.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.98% 11.46% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 79 103 109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,070 £29,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
Perl
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
912 1073 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.68% 66.36% 64.15%
Number of salaries quoted 746 886 791
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 106 (63.47%) Python
2 95 (56.89%) Linux
3 63 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (36.53%) Bash Shell
5 58 (34.73%) Degree
6 56 (33.53%) C++
6 56 (33.53%) Software Engineering
7 50 (29.94%) Java
8 45 (26.95%) Git (software)
9 42 (25.15%) HTML
10 40 (23.95%) JavaScript
10 40 (23.95%) Web Services
10 40 (23.95%) TDD
11 35 (20.96%) SQL
11 35 (20.96%) HTTP
12 33 (19.76%) Computer Science
13 28 (16.77%) MySQL
14 27 (16.17%) SDLC
15 26 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (15.57%) JIRA
15 26 (15.57%) Scrum
16 25 (14.97%) Unix
16 25 (14.97%) TCP/IP
16 25 (14.97%) REST
17 24 (14.37%) C
18 21 (12.57%) CSS
19 20 (11.98%) SOAP
19 20 (11.98%) XML
19 20 (11.98%) DNS
19 20 (11.98%) Continuous Integration

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.18%) Node.js
2 10 (5.99%) Apache
3 4 (2.40%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.40%) JBoss
4 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.96%) HTTP
2 25 (14.97%) TCP/IP
3 20 (11.98%) DNS
4 17 (10.18%) Firewall
5 15 (8.98%) Internet
6 14 (8.38%) SSH
7 13 (7.78%) BGP
8 12 (7.19%) OSPF
9 9 (5.39%) Junos
10 8 (4.79%) SSL
11 7 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (4.19%) Wireless
12 6 (3.59%) Bluetooth
13 5 (2.99%) FTP
13 5 (2.99%) LDAP
14 4 (2.40%) 802.15
14 4 (2.40%) X.509
14 4 (2.40%) ZigBee
15 3 (1.80%) Ethernet
16 2 (1.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.77%) MySQL
2 19 (11.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.99%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.59%) Text Mining
7 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (26.95%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.57%) JIRA
3 16 (9.58%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.78%) Eclipse
4 13 (7.78%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.59%) Bower
5 11 (6.59%) Grunt
5 11 (6.59%) gulp
5 11 (6.59%) Selenium
6 8 (4.79%) Maven
7 6 (3.59%) Artifactory
7 6 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.40%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.80%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.60%) Appium
10 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 7 (4.19%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Games
2 6 (3.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (34.13%) Developer
2 28 (16.77%) Software Engineer
3 27 (16.17%) Linux Engineer
3 27 (16.17%) Test Engineer
4 25 (14.97%) Python Developer
5 20 (11.98%) Automation Engineer
5 20 (11.98%) Test Automation Engineer
6 18 (10.78%) Linux Developer
6 18 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.78%) Software Test Engineer
7 17 (10.18%) C++ Developer
8 14 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (7.78%) Senior Test Engineer
9 13 (7.78%) Support Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) Senior C++ Developer
10 12 (7.19%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) Software Developer
11 11 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (5.99%) Programmer
12 10 (5.99%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.15%) HTML
2 40 (23.95%) Web Services
3 25 (14.97%) REST
4 21 (12.57%) CSS
5 20 (11.98%) SOAP
5 20 (11.98%) XML
6 19 (11.38%) jQuery
7 17 (10.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (10.18%) STL
8 14 (8.38%) JDBC
9 13 (7.78%) J2EE
9 13 (7.78%) JSP
10 9 (5.39%) LAMP
11 8 (4.79%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.99%) Ajax
12 5 (2.99%) LAPP Stack
12 5 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (2.40%) 802.1X
13 4 (2.40%) JSON
14 3 (1.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.76%) Computer Science
2 26 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.78%) Algorithms
4 15 (8.98%) Mathematics
5 14 (8.38%) Client/Server
5 14 (8.38%) Physics
6 12 (7.19%) Life Science
7 10 (5.99%) Biology
8 5 (2.99%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.40%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.40%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.40%) Informatics
9 4 (2.40%) Replication
9 4 (2.40%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.80%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.80%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.80%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.60%) Health Informatics
11 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 95 (56.89%) Linux
2 25 (14.97%) Unix
3 13 (7.78%) Windows
4 10 (5.99%) CentOS
4 10 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.19%) Android
6 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.53%) Software Engineering
3 40 (23.95%) TDD
4 27 (16.17%) SDLC
5 26 (15.57%) Scrum
6 20 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (11.98%) Test Automation
7 19 (11.38%) Configuration Management
8 18 (10.78%) Bioinformatics
8 18 (10.78%) Load Balancing
9 17 (10.18%) BDD
9 17 (10.18%) Feature Driven Development
9 17 (10.18%) Open Source
9 17 (10.18%) Software Testing
10 13 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.99%) Performance Testing
12 9 (5.39%) Automation Testing
12 9 (5.39%) Validation
13 8 (4.79%) Regression Testing
14 7 (4.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 106 (63.47%) Python
2 61 (36.53%) Bash Shell
3 56 (33.53%) C++
4 50 (29.94%) Java
5 40 (23.95%) JavaScript
6 35 (20.96%) SQL
7 24 (14.37%) C
8 19 (11.38%) C#
9 14 (8.38%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.39%) PHP
11 7 (4.19%) Ruby
12 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.60%) Fortran
13 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.60%) R
13 1 (0.60%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (34.73%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) PhD
3 5 (2.99%) RHCE
4 4 (2.40%) LPIC
5 1 (0.60%) CCNA
5 1 (0.60%) CCNP
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.60%) MBA
5 1 (0.60%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) JTAG
3 1 (0.60%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) KVM
1 9 (5.39%) Xen
2 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) iptables
2 4 (2.40%) Postfix
3 2 (1.20%) Docker
3 2 (1.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (7.78%) Puppet
2 5 (2.99%) Ansible
3 4 (2.40%) CFEngine
3 4 (2.40%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (8.38%) Juniper
2 12 (7.19%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.39%) Cisco
4 8 (4.79%) Perforce
5 4 (2.40%) Sun
6 3 (1.80%) Oracle
7 2 (1.20%) Lauterbach
8 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.60%) VMware
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